Miguel Cabrera is one hitter who can certainly be trusted to swing at a 3-0 pitch.
Cabrera hit a three-run homer on that count Sunday night, and it broke the game open in the seventh inning, helping the Detroit Tigers finish off a three-game sweep of the Atlanta Braves with an 8-3 victory. Austin Jackson and Omar Infante also homered for the Tigers, and Doug Fister struck out eight in seven innings on a rainy night at Comerica Park.
''You've got to make sure `Skip' gives you the sign to swing. That's when you decide to swing or not swing,'' Cabrera said. ''That doesn't mean you're going to swing 3-0. You've got to make sure you get a good pitch to hit.''
Atlanta's Mike Minor (3-2) allowed a three-run homer to Jackson in the third, and although the Braves came back to tie it, Cabrera doubled and scored in the sixth to make it 4-3.
Infante hit a solo shot in the seventh, and Cabrera added an opposite-field homer on a 3-0 fastball by reliever Cory Gearrin.
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